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C.J. Box
C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty-two novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award... show more
C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty-two novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award (twice), the Western Heritage Award for Literature, and 2017 Spur Award for Best Contemporary Western. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Open Season, Blue Heaven, Nowhere To Run, and The Highway have been optioned for film and television. Millions of copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. alone.

Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide, a small town newspaper reporter and editor, and he owned an international tourism marketing firm with his wife Laurie. In 2008, Box was awarded the "BIG WYO" Award from the state tourism industry. An avid outdoorsman, Box has hunted, fished, hiked, ridden, and skied throughout Wyoming and the Mountain West. He served on the Board of Directors for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and is currently serving on the Wyoming Tourism Board. He lives in Wyoming.
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isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it 2 weeks ago
Edit: Apparently I haven't learned to read properly. : ) The game doesn't end til the 10. Off for my last roll. Thus ends another book-opoly game. Thank you to Moonlight and Obsidian for another fun filled challenge. I didn't get as many read this time, but I'm not getting as much reading ti...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 2 months ago
I'm a fan of the Joe Pickett series but I found myself struggling with this one. Some of it was the change in setting. Joe is pulled away from his sleepy part of Wyoming to the millionaire playground that is Jackson Hole. I've been there a couple of times and although the Grand Tetons and Lake Jan...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 5 months ago
The truth is out there but the doggedly pragmatic Joe Pickett is struggling to find it. I returned for my fourth visit with Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett to find that he's has gone all Mulder and Scully on me. Within the first few pages mutilated animals possibly dropped from the sky. From there...
lqlarry
lqlarry rated it 5 months ago
The Joe Pickett series is one of my favorite series I read. I can never put an order to what my favorites are, but a new Joe Pickett comes out, it is my next read. Hopefully, none of my other favorites come out at the same time. That would just be pure hell. Without getting into spoilers, wolf ...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 10 months ago
"Winterkill" is my third visit with Wyoming game warden, Joe Picket and the best one so far. Set a little while after the events of "Savage Run", it continues the story of Joe and his family trying to live peacefully in a small town in the mountains but constantly bumping up against violent conflict...
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